Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Academic Advisor Assignments

Contacting Your Advisor

The School of Social Work Office of Internships and Program Services is located on the 5th floor of Maguire Hall (1 E. Pearson St.) 

Advisors prefer email communication from your LUC e-mail address. Please provide your full name, Student ID # with zeros, and contact information when sending an email.

Students should note that although part-time advisors check their e-mails frequently, an immediate response may not be possible. Please allow 2–3 business days for a response.

If an advising emergency occurs and an immediate response is required, students should call Administrative Assistant Doris Hernandez at 312.915.7707.

BSW Advisor

BSW Junior and Senior students are currently advised by Dr. Jeanne Sokolec, BSW Program Director. Her office is located on the Water Tower Campus on the 5th floor of Maguire Hall (1 E. Pearson St.) in office 510. She can be reached at jsokole@luc.edu or 312.915.7019. 

MSW Advisors

Part-Time Students

  • Part-time students are students enrolled in fewer than 8 hours. Student's status can change from semester to semester. If students will only be switching from part-time to full-time for one semester, they should continue working with the advisor for part-time students.

  • Part-time students are advised by Ms. Jennifer Bernecker, the full-time Academic Advising Coordinator. Her office is located on the Water Tower Campus on the 5th floor of Maguire Hall (1 E. Pearson St.) in office 554. She can be reached at jbernecker@luc.edu.

Full-Time Students

  • Full-time students are advised by Ms. Jazmyn Porter, the full-time Academic Advisor. Her office is located on the Water Tower Campus on the 5th floor of Maguire Hall (1 E. Pearson St.) in office 548. She can be reached at jholley@luc.edu.

  • All Dual-Degree, 5-Year MSW, and Advanced Standing Students are advised by Ms. Jennifer Bernecker, the full-time Academic Advisor Coordinator. She can be reached at jbernecker@luc.edu and her office is Office 554 of Maguire Hall, 1 E. Pearson St., Chicago, IL 60611.